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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-14-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,545
Posted By TCD
I think we have gotten to the point where we are...

I think we have gotten to the point where we are making things up about these cars, because the bottom line is without an independent, unbiased assessment, we just don't know.

And I think this is...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-13-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,545
Posted By TCD
Well there is a lot more of it in the city;...

Well there is a lot more of it in the city; probably 10^4 times as much. And I have not heard that cited as an issue for city storm drain water. But who knows? I think residue in the cars is a lot...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-13-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,545
Posted By TCD
The Times Union is certainly welcome to their...

The Times Union is certainly welcome to their point of view.

But in my opinion, this comes under the heading of "over the top frothing at the mouth hatred."

Sure, the rail cars are ugly, and no...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-12-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,545
Posted By TCD
Remember, that's an art form. ...

Remember, that's an art form. Respect...respect...

:rolling:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-11-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,545
Posted By TCD
It's actually been a little while now that...

It's actually been a little while now that Mitchell has owned it. The Mitchell web site makes a point of saying that the Tahawus site is accessible by railcar.
Forum: Trip Reports 11-08-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,660
Posted By TCD
And the battle is joined. Bureaucracy is not...

And the battle is joined.

Bureaucracy is not the issue. This is a straight up disagreement. Both sides are here on this thread.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-07-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By TCD
I agree with Taras. Friday would not be a good...

I agree with Taras. Friday would not be a good day to get wet feet on the swampy Lake Arnold trail. NWS Marcy summit forecast:


Friday

Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Very windy,...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-06-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,195
Posted By TCD
It's too bad. It was a very useful tool for...

It's too bad. It was a very useful tool for studying the woods prior to a trip.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-06-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,195
Posted By TCD
Bumping this thread. Bing has now taken down...

Bumping this thread.

Bing has now taken down the Bird's Eye view completely for our area - it's gone, unavailable. I knew this was coming as it has been deteriorating over the last year or so.
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-03-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,545
Posted By TCD
Now Justin, my "smarter" peers tell me that that...

Now Justin, my "smarter" peers tell me that that is an art form, and that you and I might be guilty of some kind of cultural supremacy bias for doubting its artistic value... :D
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-02-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,545
Posted By TCD
Not defending the company, but this seems...

Not defending the company, but this seems inflammatory without fact checking it:
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-01-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,545
Posted By TCD
I've been watching this for a long time also. ...

I've been watching this for a long time also. Definitely political maneuvering. But my thought is that the tailings transport plan IS actually the goal, and that Iowa Pacific has determined that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-30-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By TCD
Always interesting coincidences. Ellen and I...

Always interesting coincidences. Ellen and I finished on Esther back in 86.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 10-30-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 934
Posted By TCD
They may have changed the Liberator - the Kuhl...

They may have changed the Liberator - the Kuhl website says the Liberator is 23% cotton now.

I used to like the Kuhl line, and I have a 100% nylon Kuhl pair of pants from several years ago. But...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-28-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By TCD
Nice trip - sorry about the sore legs. Thanks...

Nice trip - sorry about the sore legs. Thanks for clearing blow down from the trail!

Those are some great mountains. Hopkins is spectacular, and commonly recommended in the same breath with...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-27-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By TCD
Search for many previous threads on this here and...

Search for many previous threads on this here and on ADKHighPeaks.

Obvious groups that come to mind are the Sewards, the Santanonis, sections of the Great Range, the Macs, etc.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,324
Posted By TCD
I'm not suggesting that these folks are stupid -...

I'm not suggesting that these folks are stupid - just unaware or uneducated. But if we as a State continue to heavily promote coming here to play, and then we don't allocate the resources to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-25-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,324
Posted By TCD
The Ranger Stations are circulating in the...

The Ranger Stations are circulating in the atmosphere as soot, from when they were burned in the 1970's.

This is a different era. The increased number of users and the increased proportion of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-25-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By TCD
Most years it's a good idea to carry spikes...

Most years it's a good idea to carry spikes through most of May. Any of the higher peaks could have some ice and snow. This year on trail maintenance on May 13 we ran into quite a bit of snow above...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-24-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By TCD
Slightly off topic; drove by Giant parking at...

Slightly off topic; drove by Giant parking at Chapel this AM, saw one boot in parking area.
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